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Order of the Civil Service Tribunal (1st Chamber) of 2 August 2016 — Cocchi and Falcione v Commission

(Case F-134/11) 1

(Civil service — Duty to provide assistance — Article 24 of the Staff Regulations — Rejection of the request for assistance — Pensions — Article 11(2) of Annex VIII to the Staff Regulations — Request for transfer of pension rights — Withdrawal of the request for transfer of pension rights during the proceedings — No need to adjudicate on the rejection of the request for assistance)

Language of the case: French


Applicants: Giorgio Cocchi (Wezembeek-Oppen, Belgium) and Nicola Falcione (Brussels, Belgium) (represented initially by S. Orlandi, J.-N. Louis and D. de Abreu Caldas, lawyers, subsequently by S. Orlandi, lawyer)

Defendant: European Commission (represented initially by D. Martin and J. Baquero Cruz, acting as Agents, subsequently by J. Currall and G. Gattinara, acting as Agents, next by G. Gattinara, acting as Agent, and last by G. Gattinara and F. Simonetti, acting as Agents)


Application for annulment of the decision rejecting the applicants’ request for assistance under Article 24 of the Staff Regulations following the withdrawal of a transfer proposal accepted by the applicants after a reasonable period had elapsed for the purposes of benefiting from the possibility of transferring their pension rights.

Operative part of the order

1.    There is no need to adjudicate in Case F-134/11, Cocchi and Falcione v Commission.

2.    Mr Giorgio Cocchi, Ms Nicola Falcione and the European Commission shall each bear their own costs.


1 OC C 65, 3/3/2012, p. 23.